The Future of Art Disputes 2020

Murray Rosen QC of 4 New Square Chambers is joined by Roland Foord, Noor Kadhim and Mark Stephenson to discuss the future of art disputes.

About this Event

Murray Rosen QC chairs a panel discussion with Roland Foord, Noor Kadhim and Mark Stephens to discuss the future of art disputes.

Murray Rosen QC is an MA student at the Courtauld and is elsewhere a Queen’s Counsel, deputy judge, arbitrator and mediator, specialising in culture, media and sports disputes.An introductory podcast he gave in July on “Art disputes in times of pandemic” can be heard here:

Roland Foord is the Senior Partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP, where he has practised in art law for over 35 years. He leads a team which advises on all aspects of the art market, colourful and otherwise, for clients including auction houses, dealers, museums, artists, collectors and restorers.

Noor Kadhim is an English-qualified solicitor who has also worked in France and the UAE, focussing on international commercial and investment arbitration, and art and cultural heritage. She has represented artists, collectors and museums in international cases such as the Morozov heirs’ claim against Yale University for restitution of Van Gogh’s “Night Café”. She regularly lectures and publishes in the field of art law.

Mark Stephens is the son of a fine artist and collects contemporary art. Amongst many other activities, he co-founded Artlaw and chaired the Design Artists Copyright Society and the Contemporary Art Society. His clients include artists, governments, museums, galleries and auction houses. He collaborated with Turner Prize nominee, Phil Collins on “The Return of the Real” ( ) and was appointed a CBE in 2011 for his services to the law and the arts.

This talk will take place on Zoom. The link will be emailed to the registered attendees prior to the event.

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